Updated Guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics on the Treatment of Infants with Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome, and Dialogue with Dr. Stephen Patrick

Sponsor: SAMHSA

Tuesday | January 26, 2021 | 10:30 – 11:30am (PST); 1:30 – 2:30pm (EST)
Thursday | January 28, 2021 | 10:30 – 11:30am (PST); 1:30 – 2:30pm (EST)

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment and the Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Children’s Bureau, Office on Child Abuse and Neglect, in partnership with the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare invites you to join two interactive virtual events featuring Dr. Stephen Patrick, a national leader on the implications of maternal opioid use on infants. Dr. Patrick, primary author of the new guidance on Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome (NOWS) from the American Academy of Pediatrics, will provide two hour-long sessions to share his expertise on management of care for infants affected by maternal opioid exposure.

During first session on Tuesday, January 26th Dr. Patrick will provide up-to-date information on the opioid crisis and implications for the mother/infant dyad. He will provide an overview of American Academy of Pediatrics’ revised guidance on NOWS which provides recommendations for management of the infant with opioid exposure, including clinical presentation, assessment, treatment, and discharge planning.

Dr. Patrick will also be available on Thursday, January 28th for a 1-hour dialogue to take questions, discuss implications of infants with NOWS, and provide lessons from the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy.

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Event Details

January 26, 2021
1:30 pm